Disa erubescens

Disa erubescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diseae
SubTribe: Disinae
Genus: Disa
Species: D. erubescens
Binomial name
Disa erubescens
Rendle 1895

Disa erubescens is a species of Disa found in Africa.


Plant blooms in the summer on a 19cm inflorescences with 3 to 10 flowers. Plant is 90 cm high.


Plants are found in grasslands and marshes in the tropical areas of Tanzania, Nigeria, Western Cameroons, Sudan, Angola and Zambia at elevations around 1200 meters.


Disa erubescens habitat

D. erubescenes in habitat


Common name: the rose disa


  1. Disa erubescens var. leucantha Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 537 (1915).

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